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The CVSA annual Brake Safety Week brings about a host of initiatives, programs, and most significantly for commercial drivers: inspections. Because there is a significant amount of information available about what inspectors will be searching for, this guide has been prepared to provide you with the essentials of Brake Safety Week.   What, when, and… Read more »

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Every employee needs a great onboarding and orientation process. First impressions are everything and it’s important that your new team member’s first day starts out on the right foot. There are many effective options to take a new employee’s first day to the next level. Here are a few opportunities to test out.   Send… Read more »

NMFC Codes for Tailgate Parties | Football LTL

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This time of year is marked by earlier sunsets and the subtle appearance of light jackets that echo a slight nip in the air. While this may bring dismay to the fans of summer water sports, many celebrate that football season is upon us. The arrival of football brings a host of logistical demands. Consider… Read more »

What Changes to the De Minimis Value Threshold Could Mean for Your Business - DHL Contributor

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Written by Greg Hewitt, DHL Blog   If you have a global e-commerce business that sources low-value parts from other countries, then you should pay attention to the de minimis value threshold. This rule applies to the value of non-originating materials that can be shipped into the U.S. before duties and taxes are assessed. You’ll want to keep… Read more »

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There is a new paradigm evolving in the job market. It is creating a new world for employers and employees, businesses and candidates. It has a more level playing field than ever before. Therefore, it is important that both the business and the professional adapt a mindset of reciprocity, in everything from the early stages… Read more »

Candidate Selection | Hiring Tips | Initial Interview, Live React, Reference Checks | Selection Process

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Sourcing and hiring the correct candidate can be a very difficult process, but it’s crucial to the profitability and growth of your business. The current job market is extremely competitive as unemployment rates are at a generational-low. Candidates have access to more information about companies than ever before. With this abundance of information so easily… Read more »

Increasing Your Tire Savings | Replacing vs. Retreading & Tire Casing

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Fleet operations are hectic and tire maintenance can easily be overlooked. However, taking proper care of your tires could save your budget. Here are some simple tips for maintaining tires and getting the most out of your purchase.   Replace or Retread Tires? A common misconception is that when a tire is bald or worn,… Read more »

Agent Conference 2019

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Achieving your professional goals can be as simple as aligning your business with a team that provides the right learning and networking opportunities. Fortunately, the England Logistics Authorized Agent Program has plenty of resources to help freight agents succeed, including the customized support of a business development team and an agent service representative. Although there… Read more »

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There are several points throughout the year when less-than-truckload carriers prepare take a general rate increase (GRI). Rather than get caught off guard, there are a few tips that can decrease the impact of a GRI. Establish a planned approach to a GRI with a few simple guidelines.   Strategize Have a strategy or standing… Read more »

5 Reasons to Utilize Intermodal

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According to domestic intermodal statistics provided by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA), the surface transportation shipping community has increased consumption of domestic intermodal services over the last 15 years. The railroads and Intermodal Marketing Company (IMC) continue to fine-tune their service networks, transit schedules and capacity offerings to meet the needs of evolving… Read more »